Atwal crashes out of Nationwide Tour

Livermore (California), Apr 5 (UNI) Arjun Atwal crashed out of the 600,000 dollar Livermore Valley Wine Country Championship on the Nationwide Tour here.

Atwal, shot one of the worst rounds of his career with a 10-over 82, was 47th after his first round of 73, and was 11-over 155 for two rounds yesterday.

Nationwide Tour rookie J J Killeen shot a 3-under-par 69 to take a commanding lead at the halfway point.

The 26-year-old Killeen, who established a new 36-hole record, is 10-under 134 after two rounds at The Course at Wente Vineyards and leads by five strokes over Aron Price (70) and Joe Daley (70).

Guy Boros (69) is at the fourth spot, six shots back.

A total of 61 players made the 36-hole cut, which came at 3-over-par 147.

The Wente Vineyards course is the toughest on the Nationwide Tour for the past two seasons.


Story first published: Saturday, April 5, 2008, 17:37 [IST]
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